Iowa governor signs law enabling industrial hemp production

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that allows Iowa farmers to legally grow industrial hemp. The Iowa Hemp Act passed the Legislature with overwhelming support last month. The bill Reynolds signed Monday allows licensed growers to cultivate the crop on up to 40 acres. First, however, the Iowa […]

CBD treatment may expand in Iowa

Medical cannabidiol may soon be used to treat additional medical conditions in Iowa. At a Feb. 8 public meeting, the Iowa Board of Medicine will discuss adding “severe, intractable pediatric autism with self-injurious or aggressive behaviors” to the conditions the oil, commonly referred to as CBD, can be used to treat. In a public hearing […]